Familial hypercholesterolaemia

Devaki R. Nair*, Mahtab Sharifi, Khalid Al-Rasadi

*Corresponding author for this work

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Increased awareness and wider availability of guidance to treat familial hypercholesterolaemia will improve management of familial hypercholesterolaemia. New therapies, if they become available after appropriate outcome studies, will reduce LDL-C levels in both homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia and severe heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia, thus reducing the risk for premature CHD.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)381-388
Number of pages8
JournalCurrent Opinion in Cardiology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2014


  • Familial hypercholesterolaemia
  • Guidelines for familial hypercholesterolaemia
  • Premature coronary heart disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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